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Makerspace 101 supporting districts and schools plan and develop STEM Maker Journeys
Susan Wells, Founder CEO
Defining the Work, Names are Important
All are innovative learning spaces with a shared purpose, meeting today’s learners where they are.
! Hands-on ! Project-based ! Cross-curricular ! Authentic, Real World ! Active ! Mobile ! Focus on STEM/STEAM- Science, Technology,
Engineering, Math & Art ! High Tech & Low Tech & No Tech
! Teachers ! Librarians ! Administrators ! Paraprofessionals ! Students ! Parents ! Community Members
! 21st-Century 4 Cs : Collaborate, Communicate, Critically Think, Create
! Share resources & knowledge & skills ! Explore entrepreneurship ! Active learning ! Personalize authentic learning experiences ! Produce innovative solutions to global challenges ! Understand, learn and use coding and computational thinking ! Enhance and support school & district & community ! Research supports this work ! NMC/CoSN Horizon Report 2017 K-12 Edition- Makerspaces
listed first of six important developments in educational technology for K-12 education over the next five years.
! Explore ! Experiment ! Design ! Construct ! Iterate ! Tinker ! Make ! Build ! Invent ! Create ! Reflect
! School Libraries ! Public Libraries ! Classrooms ! Renovated School Computer Labs ! Repurposed Atriums ! Renovated School CTE & Shop Rooms ! Mobile Carts ! Multipurpose School Spaces ! Museums ! Universities ! Hospitals ! Community Spaces
‘Iolani School Honolulu, HI
STEM Lab Rowan
Instructional Innovation Lab & Makerspace
East Central University Adal, OK
Makerspace Peking University High School
STEM Lab Carlinville School District
Early Childhood Makerspace Bay Area Childrens Museum
San Francisco, CA
Makerspace STEM Indoor/Outdoor Classroom
Lincoln School San Jose, Costa Rica
STEM Makerspace Lab TechTerra Education
Math Instruction Enhanced with STEM Tools
Robotics Example The Mathematics of Robotics https://youtu.be/YoSrnUh7Q-E
Microcontrollers Example Prime Factorization with Makey Makey https://youtu.be/qz2o6TEEX7s
TechTerra Training 1, 2, 3©
TechTerra Education is ready to support you in providing real solutions for STEM and Making.
Why TechTerra… ! We are experienced expert educators. ! We have designed and created customized STEM
Makerspaces across the globe. ! We have provided STEM Makerspace training across the globe. ! We have a proven process for developing vision & mission,
deployment, training, and implementation of innovative learning spaces.
! We focus on the teaching and learning behind the tech.